Feb 202018
 
ICMSA say EirGrid calculations on Pylons-versus-Underground Interconnector are “simplistic and obsolete”

Commenting after a North-South Interconnector meeting held in Monaghan, Cavan farmer and Deputy President of ICMSA, Lorcan McCabe, repeated his association’s position that the landowners concerned cannot be coerced into having pylons and the associated works involved on their land. Lorcan McCabe said that the public of the North East have resisted this proposal for […read more…]

Feb 162018
 
2017 John Feely Foundation Scholarships presented in Limerick

The four recipients of the 2017 John Feely Scholarships were hosted at the Limerick head office by ICMSA last Friday and the individual cheques for €1500 were handed over to the successful young applicants by ICMSA President, Pat McCormack.  Mr. McCormack said the standard of the applicants overall was very encouraging and that of the […read more…]

Feb 152018
 
Commission’s CAP 2020 Budget options are disappointing and will  be “unacceptable to Ireland”

Commenting on the Communication from the EU Commission on their MFF (Multiannual Financial Framework) priorities post 2020, the President of ICMSA described the options set out for the CAP budget as disappointing and completely unacceptable. Pat McCormack said the priorities as outlined would have to be strongly resisted by our Government and like-minded Member States. […read more…]